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Miley Cyrus plays Michele Bachmann in government shutdown music video

Miley Cyrus plays Michele Bachmann in government shutdown music video

By | October 6, 2013 at 8:49 am | 2 comments

When Miley Cyrus released her bizarre video for "We Can't Stop" earlier this year, rational human beings would never have thought it would be mashed up with something as political as a government shutdown. But it has-- and to great effect. During last night's Saturday Night...

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The Onion reports on comedian who holds audience hostage with terrible jokes (Video)

The Onion reports on comedian who holds audience hostage with terrible jokes (Video)

By | October 4, 2013 at 2:08 pm | No comments

When stand-up comedy is great, it could transcend space and time; you don't want it to end and you're thinking and laughing in ways you never have before. But when it's bad and that social contract that keeps us in our seats prevents from just walking, you can start to feel like...

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Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Amazon Studios has greenlit three original half-hour comedy pilots in an attempt to compete with video streaming giants Netflix and Hulu Plus. The pilots will stream for free on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014. Based on the feedback and viewership, Amazon will determine which...

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Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

By | October 3, 2013 at 11:57 am | No comments

Daytime television is about to become a crowded woman's world. ABC/Disney is in talks to launch a new talk show with Queens of Comedy comic Mo'Nique. The Oscar-winning actress will compete against an already-funny daytime landscape filled with comediennes Whoopi Goldberg and...

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Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is engaged

Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is engaged

By | September 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | No comments

Sorry, all of you really horny, out-of-touch Bing Bang Theory fans who wanted to have sex with Kaley Cuoco. She's officially engaged! "After a whirlwind three-month courtship, the Big Bang Theory star, 27, is engaged to tennis star Ryan Sweeting," reports Us Weekly. Cuoco, along...

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Kids stumble upon Jim Carrey on set of Dumb and Dumber sequel

Kids stumble upon Jim Carrey on set of Dumb and Dumber sequel

By | September 26, 2013 at 11:20 am | No comments

We shared with you yesterday the first photo from the set of the long-awaited Farrelly brothers sequel, Dumb and Dumber To. More photos of a bowl cut Jim Carrey have come to light, in this case from a very lucky Redditor. Yesterday, a user who goes by u/sheeprsexy posted a...

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SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

By | September 25, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

One of the biggest and most well-reputed comedy festivals takes place just across the border in Montreal: Canada’s Just for Laughs. Unfortunately, that’s a little far and hard to get to for many folks who live down here in the US of A. Good news, though: you don’t have to...

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Watch Aziz Ansari’s trailer for his upcoming Netflix comedy special Buried Alive

Watch Aziz Ansari’s trailer for his upcoming Netflix comedy special Buried Alive

By | September 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Aziz Ansari has been brainstorming a "unique and interesting way" to release his upcoming stand-up special, Buried Alive. Sitting in a room with his buddy Seth Rogen, the two come up with some tasty marketing ideas in this new trailer for the Parks and Recreation comedian's...

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Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso of ‘Girl Code’ talk pick-up lines for Olay (Video)

Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso of ‘Girl Code’ talk pick-up lines for Olay (Video)

By | September 25, 2013 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Girl Code comedians Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso have a message to guys: stop using pick-up lines! Remember when we were behind-the-scenes talking to the New York-based comedians? Well, here is the sketch they were shooting for Olay's #NoFilter ad campaign. If you...

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